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2009-01-28 12:15:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Park West Gallery, one of the world's largest art dealers, is defending itself forcefully against a campaign of defamation and business interference waged by the website Fine Art Registry (FAR). Responding to a lawsuit filed earlier this year in Oakland County Circuit Court by Park West customers recruited by FAR, the 40-year-old Southfield-based gallery has filed a counterclaim charging defamation, tortuous interference and civil conspiracy. In...

2009-01-20 04:00:00

Freedom of Choice Act to Kill Faulty Pro-life Strategy DENVER, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama promised Planned Parenthood that, "The first thing I'd do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA)." If he keeps this promise, American Right To Life president Brian Rohrbough said, "President Obama will press the reset button on the pro-life movement and reverse decades of legislation, regulations not built on the firm foundation of personhood, but misguided...

2009-01-12 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League's historic Personhood Conference is featuring one the foremost pioneers in adult stem cell research and regenerative medicine. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) Dr. Theresa Deisher, founder and CEO of AVM Biotechnology and President of Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute, is speaking on over 17 years of experience in scientific research, discovery, production and commercialization of human...

2009-01-07 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Days after President-elect Barack Obama assumes his promised role to do all in his power to advance abortion, birth control and sex education, Ambassador Alan Keyes will address the rise of this new assault on the sanctity of preborn babies and traditional family values. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) A former United Nations ambassador, Keyes will speak at American Life League's Training and Activism Week and...

2008-12-30 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Bereit, director of the nation-wide 40 Days for Life campaign that has reinvigorated the grassroots pro-life movement, will be speaking at American Life League's Personhood Conference Jan. 23, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Bereit's revolutionary campaign, combining prayer, fasting, constant vigil and community outreach touched 204 cities across 49 states. He is part of an exceptional group of...

2008-12-18 09:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judie Brown, president of American Life League, three term member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, and EWTN's pro-life Forum Expert will be the keynote speaker at ALL's Training and Activism Week and Personhood Conference Jan. 21-23, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Brown has been a leader in the pro-life movement since 1969 and is in the forefront in the emerging personhood movement. Brown will...

2008-12-10 15:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League will feature two of the most innovative new voices in the pro-life movement at their Training and Activism Week and Personhood Conference Jan. 21-23. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) The TAW will feature Jill Stanek, renowned pro-life blogger and former nurse who launched the Born Alive Truth campaign during the 2008 presidential elections, and Lila Rose, the UCLA student president of Live...

2007-05-01 06:00:16

By Hassert, Derrick L Abstract Within neuroethics, functionalism attempts to define personhood by equating the concept with a set of functional, neurological and/ or cognitive criteria. While this approach is often fueled by a desire to identify those traits that are distinctly human, by necessity it often removes the label of "person" from human beings at early stages of development, the developmentally disabled or those who have suffered neurological insults. This approach is...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'